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  1. Rebel at SoundBoxRead the original story

    35 min ago | Civic Center

    Last weekend the San Francisco Symphony's nightclub series, SoundBox, featured music from Weimar Germany, Soviet Russia, and Contemporary America, and you can draw your own conclusions. The new SF Symphony Youth Orchestra director, Austrian conductor Christian Reff, came up with the program and conducted a dizzying array of chamber pieces, starting with a lively, entertaining transcription of Kurt Weill's Cannon Song from The Threepenny Opera .


  2. Brahms played brilliantly, with an L.A. back story to boot: Christoph Eschenbach at Disney HallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... no particular reason, and Christoph Eschenbach - fresh off a local appearance last month with the touring Bamberg Symphony - arrived at Walt Disney Concert Hall with more. The three-concert run ending Sunday didn't offer the usual Brahms, however, ...


  3. ECSOa s space program has a successful lift-off at the GardeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: New London – The handful of Imperial Storm Troopers clad in white armor lurking ominously in the lobby of the Garde Arts Center Saturday night was a clear sign this was not your usual Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra concert.  If you program includes music from “Star Trek” and “Star Wars,” you draw a lot of new concert-goers, with a heavy emphasis on Gen X. The fifth concert of the ECSO's 70th season was named “The Final Frontier,” and its musical galaxy stretched from television to the European avant garde.


  4. La Nozze di FigaroRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The WSU Signpost

    The WSU vocal department and symphony orchestra joined forces to present Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro," which captivated both the audience and the cast members. Performances ran from March 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. and a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday at the Austad Auditorium.


  5. Toscanini's musical and anti-Fascist legacy rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... was revoked. In 1938, he went into self-exile in the U.S., where a year earlier he had taken the helm of the NBC Symphony Orchestra that was created for him. He continued there for 17 years. His political views also led him to refuse in 1933 to ...


  6. Toscaninia s musical and anti-Fascist legacy rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Republic

    ... was revoked. In 1938, he went into self-exile in the U.S., where a year earlier he had taken the helm of the NBC Symphony Orchestra that was created for him. He continued there for 17 years. His political views also led him to refuse in 1933 to ...


  7. Review: DeYoung star of journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Edo de Waart and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra launched their 2017 selection of Masterworks with a rather sedate sailing through Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture. Minutes later, Elgar's Sea Pictures was not set in such a comfortable swell, the musicians creating a multitude of varied seascapes around soloist Michelle DeYoung.


  8. Republicans' dangerous health-care delusionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... understand how to wield presidential power or motivate his own party; he's a one-man band who now has to conduct a symphony orchestra where details, coordination and timing are critical. Trump's high-handed style ( Take the vote !) and unwillingness ...


  9. Sultans of String to bring a world of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Free Press

    ... sold out Koerner Hall (Toronto's Carnegie Hall), playing with Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and Maryland's Annapolis Symphony Orchestras. Sultans of String can perform at a scale of a duo, all the way up to a six-piece ensemble accompanied by a ...


  10. Steps on the Silk RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... will be accompanied by The Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva while the Jerusalem performance will bring the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra to the stage. This is the third performance in Zimbalista's 2017 family series. Bhate was born and raised in ...


  11. Triassic World: Petrified Forest National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... many Paleozoic life forms disappeared towards the end of the Permian Period brings to mind Joseph Hayden's Farwell Symphony where, during the last movement, one musician after the other takes his instrument and leaves the stage until, at the end, ...


  12. Oklahoma City Philharmonic wrapping Discovery Family Series today with 'Machines, Motors and Music'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... that for many students ... at the Discovery concerts that this may be the first time that they've ever seen a symphony orchestra live," Oklahoma City Philharmonic Education Conductor Matthew Troy told me in a fall 2015 interview. The concerts begin ...


  13. At Seattle Symphony, this will not be Rachmaninov's business as usualRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    There is nothing "usual" about the programming for this week's all-Rachmaninov concerts by Seattle Symphony. Not only will principal guest conductor Thomas Dausgaard explore the musical soil from which Rachmaninov's musical imagination sprang in a most unconventional manner - the vocal group Cappella Romana will introduce both Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.


  14. Harry Potter movie to play at Radio City Music Hall with orchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fox News

    "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" will be shown at Radio City Music Hall with a symphony orchestra. This coming weekend Harry Potter fans will be able to experience the first film of the beloved series in an entirely new way.


  15. Conductor schooled in Ipswich returns for homecoming performance with Trianon Music GroupRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | World News Report

    ... chestra conductor will be returning to Ipswich for a homecoming performance. Adrian Brown was leader of the Trianon Symphony ( continue reading )


  16. Eye on the Arts: Harp quartet promises plucky performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    ... in Burlington at Weird Harold's; or at the door. The Sondheim Theater will host a concert by the Southeast Iowa Symphony Chamber Orchestra, set for 3 p.m. next Sunday. Led by Robert McConnell, who conducts the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra and ...


  17. Belt and Road music festival opens in ChinaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... Birds Worshipping the Phoenix, to aria Habanera from Bizet's opera Carmen, to the choral finale of Beethoven's Symphony No.9. --IANS gsh/vt You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. ...


  18. Harry Harelik, Board of Contributors: Don't stop the musicRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The March 18 Waco Symphony concert at Baylor University's Waco Hall featuring music by George Gershwin set me to pondering. While Gershwin's most popular compositions including "Porgy and Bess" and "An American in Paris" echoed in my mind, I thought upon Gershwin, the second son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, and his stature as one of America's most enduring composers, notwithstanding his death at age 39. I wondered where American music might be today had Gershwin's parents not come to America.


  19. A warm-up to our GalaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    ... This Sunday afternoon, we are very fortunate to witness and hear three outstanding string players from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra String Trio, comprised of the principal violinist, violist, and cellist from that ...


  20. Community gathers to support EWHS musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | My Edmonds

    Hundreds gathered at the Nile Country Club in Mountlake Terrace Saturday night to support the Edmonds-Woodway High School music program during its Havana Nights fundraiser. Sponsored by the EWHS Music Boosters , the event featured silent and live auctions, games and performances by the E-W drumline, three jazz bands, wind symphony, orchestra and Mello-Aires.